S.T.R.I.K.E.7 A Professional Gaming Keyboard

Just like the music is heard best when you have a good musical instrument with you; similarly the perfect gaming experience showers upon you when you have the best of the hardware to play with.To let you be the master of your gaming requirements which may relate to any genre of the gaming library Mad Catz has launched STRIKE7 keyboard that is fully customized so as to let you surf with precise gaming controls and command. The coolest thing about this bright gaming hardware is that you can actually customize its physical dimensions as per your gaming needs. So just let the game begin!

Fully Modular for Unparalleled Customization

Borrowing modifiable technology from the world’s most adjustable mouse – – the award-winning R.A.T. – – the S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 Gaming Keyboard’s unique design provides unprecedented customization options to enhance overall comfort. Armed with total control of your keyboard’s fit, size, color, sound, and programming, you can finally play your favorite games exactly as intended: How you like to play them!

5 Separate Hardware Modules :

1. Control Module with V.E.N.O.M. TFT-LCD Touchscreen

Easily navigate the keyboard's many functions with the Control Module's intuitive V.E.N.O.M.

2. Main Keyboard

Full RGB backlighting - - with 16 million color variants

Full RGB backlighting - - with 16 million color variants

3. Function Strip

Function Strip

S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 Gaming Keyboard incorporates 24 programmable macro buttons over three modes to create 72 user-definable commands.

4. NumPad

Just like the Control Module, the NumPad is capable of loose or fix-mounted positioning.

5. 3-Part Active Palm Rest and Two Wrist Rests

A height-adjustable, active palm-rest houses both a thumb wheel and an action button for even more controls at your fingertips.

The most interesting thing, however, is the detachable touchscreen: a tiny colour LCD which displays system data, a list of current macro commands and details from third party applications like TeamSpeak.

Uncomplicated Macro Programming

Uncomplicated Macro Programming

Integrated TeamSpeak Functionality with Visual Identifier
The product is very much compatible with all latest widows ie.,Windows 7 and Windows Vista and Windows XP.It’s an impressive looking piece of kit,the product includes

Main Keyboard Module
Control Module TFT-LCD with 2 High-Speed USB Ports
Macro Key (Function Strip) Module
Number Pad Module
3 Palm/Wrist Rests
Additional Key Caps with Removal Tool
Adjustment Tool
3 Keyboard Link Cables
AC Adapter
6 Connector Screws
Internet Connection Required for Driver Download

There is, however, one apparent drawback: just like its Logitech rivals, the backlit keys are membrane based rather than mechanical and also compatibly with Linux based systems.
With the launching price of $299 it would be quite interesting to see how this new offering by MadCatz is perceived by the gamers around the world. One of the factors that might affect its popularity can be the fact that the backlit keys of the keyboard are membrane-based rather being mechanical but it’s too early to start predicting anything. For now, it’s a piece of good news for the gaming arena.